Crew beg for food on detained ship

Cook Islands-flagged Russian general cargo vessel Alexander Tvardovskiy has been reduced to reliance on charitable food donations while arrested in Leith, near Edinburgh. The UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) identified “several deficiencies” on the […]

Social media and crew

In the current business age, social media and an online presence are considered essential tools to brand one’s identity and create a company persona to draw in new customers and recruit competitively. Some corporations have […]

Go slow at South African ports

Protracted illegal industrial action at South Africa’s container terminals is hampering port operations, and severely impacting the country’s automotive industry and citrus exports. The deep-water port of Ngqura, 20km north east of Port Elizabeth, is […]